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Person of Interest Sought in an Armed Robbery (Gun) Offense: 1700 Block of 7th Street, Northwest

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Third District seek the public's assistance in identifying a person of interest in reference to an Armed Robbery (Gun) offense that occurred in the 1700 block of 7th Street, Northwest on Friday, August 4, 2017.


At approximately 4:01 pm, three suspects approached the victim. One of the suspects brandished a gun and took the victim’s phone, belt, and jewelry. The suspects then fled the scene.


One person of interest, in this case, was captured by surveillance video and can be seen here:


Anyone who has information regarding this case should call police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by sending a text message to 50411. The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $10,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for a violent offense, including armed robbery, committed in the District of Columbia.